July 8, 2014 - 9:42am
Kenneth H. Hersee
posted by Ronald Konieczny.
Kenneth H. Hersee, 77 of Pembroke, died Saturday (July 5, 2014) at United Memorial Medical Center.
He was born in Buffalo, NY on January 1, 1937, son of the late Clinton and Margaret Tschachtli Hersee.
He was a graduate of Akron Central School in 1954 and Alfred Agricultural and Technical Institute in 1957. Ken was a veteran of the U.S. Army, having served from 1960 to 1962. Prior to his retirement he was employed by the Pembroke Central School District Maintenance Department. He was a member of the First Baptist Church of Batavia. Ken enjoyed growing flowers and vegetables in his garden, farming, cooking and was an avid NASCAR fan.
Survivors include his wife, Anne B. Hersee of Pembroke. Daughter, Betsy Spaulding of Attica. Son, Kurt Hersee of Batavia. Grandchildren, Elizabeth Spaulding, LCPL Benjamin Spaulding (USMC, serving in the 22nd Expiditionary Unit aboard the USS Mesa Verde) and Katelyn Hersee. Siblings, Joan Hanson of Akron, Robert Hersee of New Jersey, David Hersee of Filmore, NY, Glenn (Lurajean) Hersee of Corfu and Thomas (Barbara) Hersee of Alden. Brothers in-law and sisters in-law, Dan (Barb) Boice of Syracuse and Carol (Mark) Butt of Albany. Also survived by several nieces and nephews.
Family and friends are invited to a Celebration of Life service on Friday (July 11th), 10:00am at the First Baptist Church of Batavia, 306 E. Main Street, Batavia, NY. Full military honors will follow at the conclusion of the service.
Memorial contributions may be made to the First Baptist Church of Batavia, 306 East Main St., Batavia, NY 14020.
Expressions of condolence may be shared with the family at: www.mcandrewfuneralhomes.net.
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